William Webb is the Director of Maybeck High School in Berkeley, California. He is currently the West Coast Director of the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College. During his 24 years in education he has worked as a school chaplain, a humanities teacher, a middle school and high school director and as the Director of Classroom Practice for Bard’s MAT program in Delano, California. In his work for IWT he has taught at Al Quds University in Palestine, St John’s College in Santa Fe, University of Texas in Houston, The Sacramento Public School District, and was co-creator and co-leader of an NEH-sponsored series on teaching sacred texts in the classroom. He earned his BA from Sarah Lawrence College and his Master’s in Theology from Loyola Marymount College. He has published essays in Field Notes, La Voz, and Anthem.